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Template: Summative assessment for online students

Teaching Online Module 3, Session 3: Formative assessment feedback for online students Use this template to guide you through various considerations for providing summative assessments for your online students. Download and save this template for your own reference. What is summative assessment? How is it different from formative feedback? Description:

This resource was created by University College Falmouth and released as an open educational resource for University College Falmouth for the Learn to Teach Online course. The free Learn to Teach Online course is funded by University College Falmouth's Learning and Teaching Enhancement Programme. 2012 University College Falmouth

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How will you explain what summative assessment is to your students? How will you explain how they should use it? Description:

Will you provide a copy of the rubric/marking scheme? Will you explain it and, if possible, use examples of work? Description:

This resource was created by University College Falmouth and released as an open educational resource for University College Falmouth for the Learn to Teach Online course. The free Learn to Teach Online course is funded by University College Falmouth's Learning and Teaching Enhancement Programme. 2012 University College Falmouth

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Licence. When repurposing this resource please acknowledge the B4EE project.

Summative assessment quality: Will you provide a brief summary of your view of the assignment or more in-depth information? Will you pose questions that encourage reflection? Will all of your comments be explained and will you provide specific reference examples from the students work? Description:

Will you provide specific ways a student could improve the assignment? How will you balance positive and negative comments? Will you explain the mark or grade and why it is not higher or lower? Why might these aspects of assessment be important? Description:

How will you ensure that your online students have understood the main points in your summative assessment and can applying them to future scenarios and/or improve their current understanding? Description:

This resource was created by University College Falmouth and released as an open educational resource for University College Falmouth for the Learn to Teach Online course. The free Learn to Teach Online course is funded by University College Falmouth's Learning and Teaching Enhancement Programme. 2012 University College Falmouth

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Licence. When repurposing this resource please acknowledge the B4EE project.

Will you offer students an opportunity to discuss the assignment and your assessment? What form(s) will this take? Description:

How will you ensure your assessment is based on written and agreed assessment criteria? Description:

Will your feedback be motivational? How? Description:

This resource was created by University College Falmouth and released as an open educational resource for University College Falmouth for the Learn to Teach Online course. The free Learn to Teach Online course is funded by University College Falmouth's Learning and Teaching Enhancement Programme. 2012 University College Falmouth

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Licence. When repurposing this resource please acknowledge the B4EE project.

Will you inform students of the date when they can expect feedback on an assignment? How will this be communicated to them Description:

What techniques will you use to ensure students engage with their assessment? Description:

This resource was created by University College Falmouth and released as an open educational resource for University College Falmouth for the Learn to Teach Online course. The free Learn to Teach Online course is funded by University College Falmouth's Learning and Teaching Enhancement Programme. 2012 University College Falmouth

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Licence. When repurposing this resource please acknowledge the B4EE project.